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Gail Wight

Associate Professor
Department of Art & Art History
Stanford University
United States of America

Gail Wight

Biography

Gail Wight has taught in the Art Practice program at Stanford since 2003, focusing on Experimental Media. Wight holds an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute where she was a Javits Fellow, and a BFA from the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art. Her exhibition record includes nearly two dozen solo exhibits throughout North America and Great Britain, and her work has been collected by numerous institutions including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Yale University, and Centro Andaluz de Art Contemporaneo, Spain. Among her many artist residencies are western Australia’s Symbiotica, Art & Archaeology at Stonehenge, the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, and San Francisco’s Exploratorium. You can read about her works of art in Art and Science Now and Information Art by Stephen Wilson, Art in the Age of Technoscience by Ingeborg Reichle, Evocative Objects by Sherry Turkle, and Kunst nach der Wissenschaft by Susanne Witzgall, among other publications. Her work is represented by Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco.

Research Interest

Art & Science, Contemporary Art, Digital Art, Electronic Art, Experimental Media Art, Photography, Printmaking, Video Art

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